"I've never once thought of you as an ally. Not you. Not Kushida. Not Hirata. All people are nothing but tools. It doesn't matter how its done. It doesn't matter what needs to be sacrificed. In this world, winning is everything. As long as I win in the end...That's all that matters."
― Kiyotaka Ayanokouji (Classroom of the Elite)
"Shall I tell you something shocking? The god that you guys worshiped Ehit and the god the demons were worshipping is actually one and the same god. In other words, all of you have been the worshipping the same evil bastard who is telling you to fight and kill each other without ever realizing it!"
― Hajime Nagumo to Liliana S. B. Heiligh about Ehit (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou)
"What's the line? "Saving people, Hunting things...the Family business." Well, I think the people you save, they're how you justify your pathetic little lives. The alcoholism, the collateral damage, the pain you've caused! The one thing that allows you to sleep at night, the one thing is knowing that these folks are out there, still out there happy and healthy because of you...You great, big, bloody heroes."
― Crowley to Sam and Dean Winchester (Supernatural: S8E22 Clip Show)
Power to possess innate understanding/knowledge of psychology. Variation of Intuitive Aptitude.
The user possesses an incredible and innate understanding/knowledge of psychology and can use it for various purposes, often by changing the perception or behavior of others through underhanded, deceptive, or even abusive tactics.
More benevolent users may use it to help those with mental or emotional problems, while the more malevolent users may use it to manipulate others into doing their bidding, or even drive some to acts of murder or suicide.
Oh, don't try to deny it, Mr. Wayne. I know your mind better than you do. I am Hugo Strang, the greatest psychiatrist in the world. And you...you are the Batman! - Hugo Strange
Both of us trying to find meaning in a meaningless world! Why be a disfigured outcast when I can be a notorious Crime God? Why be an orphaned boy when you can be a superhero? You can't kill me without becoming like me. I can't kill you without losing the only human being who can keep up with me. Isn't it IRONIC?! - The Joker
Sosuke Aizen (Bleach) is a brilliant master manipulator, he deceived Soul Society and manipulated the entire Gotei 13 with his mind games.
Angel/Angelus (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) displays incredible skill in manipulating others' psyches and emotional states.
Charlie Bartlett (Charlie Bartlett) has a natural gift for understanding psychology.
Spectra (Danny Phantom) once posed as Casper High's School counselor, using this to make others feel miserable by using their future, looks, and confidence.
Jonh Constantine (DC/Vertigo Comics)
Lucifer Morningstar (Vertigo/DC Comics) is a master manipulator.
Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics) is a master at understanding the scarred psyche of his adversaries.
Hugo Strange (DC Comics) is a formidable enemy of Batman's, who is privy to the dark knight's secret identity...
...instantly analyzing himself and Catwoman.
Noah Kuttler/Calculator (DC Comics) is a master manipulator.
Usobuki Tadashi (Funouhan) is very skilled at manipulating others psychologically, even killing them by making them believe they have been poisoned or a variety of other beliefs without even touching them.
Norra, The Pied Piper (Gate) is a notorious assassin that can psychologically manipulate everyone from benevolent elder people to innocent children into heartless killers to do her bidding.
Reed Richards (Marvel Comics)
Tao (Image Comics)
Naraku (InuYasha) was shown to be a master at manipulating both demons and humans alike. Throughout his life, he manipulated many people and demons to get what he wanted without getting his own hands dirty.
DIO (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)
Nate Ford's (Leverage) years as an insurance fraud investigator gives him an understanding of how his targets will react to certain situations.
Karnak (Marvel Comics) of the Inhumans can find the faults of anything, and deduce the various aspects of another person psychology, finding the faults to their personalities to better gain leverage over his opponents.
Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
Obito Uchiha (Naruto)
Sakazuki/Akainu (One Piece) is an excellent manipulator, using Squard and Ace's loyalty to Whitebeard to his advantage and successfully killing the latter by doing so.
Donquixote Doflamingo (One Piece) is a master in the art of psychological warfare, deceiving and manipulating the entire citizenry of Dressrossa for ten years and while using the Birdcage, he turned the majority of the citizens and criminals against each other using fear and greed.
SCP-035 - Possessive Mask (SCP Foundation) has an impressive understanding of how the brain works, and can manually imitate others behaviours and personalities.
While Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Silents of the Limb/Hannibal) is clearly psychotic, he's fully aware of this and is still a genius in psychotherapy.
Neyla (Sly Cooper series) could perform a high level of psychological warfare; she could charm anyone before betraying them, as she betrayed the Cooper Gang, Interpol, and the Klaww Gang.
Yui (Sword Art Online) was created to monitor and take care of the mental health of the Sword Art Online players.
Alejandro (Total Drama World Tour) uses his charms to manipulate others, including animals, making him untrustworthy.
Hannibal Roy Bean (Xiaolin Showdown)
Shizuku Yaegashi (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) is extremely sharp and perceptive towards people's personalities and relationships.
Eri Nakamura (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) is a genius manipulator, able to perfectly deceive and manipulate her classmates into a death trap including the sharp-minded Shizuku.
Ehit (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) is an extremely crafty and manipulative Evil God who has manipulated the people of Tortus into fighting millennia of brutal wars for his twisted entertainment...
...even defeated his archenemies the Liberators by cleverly manipulating his victims to turn against them.
Nagumo Hajime (Arifureta Sekai Saikyou) proved himself to be a more cunning manipulator than the Evil God Ehit, being to deceive the Humans of Tortus Ehit's own pawns to turn against him.
Malty S Melromarc (Rising of the Shield Hero) has always had a talent for manipulating others into believing her, usually by taking advantage of mental weaknesses or when they're at their lowest.